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THE 




AUDITORS' REPORT 



IK^trn^its anil CipenHtur^B 



TOWN OF ANDOYER, 



OR THE 



YEAR ENDING FEB. 18, 1862. 




ANDO VER: 
PRINTED BY WARREN F. DRAPER. 

1862. 




THE 



AUDITORS' REPORT 



IRKHpts anil (!Bxptiiiiittirt0 



OF THE 



TOWN OF ANDOYER, 



FOB THE 



YEAR ENDING FEB. 18, 1862. 



ANDO VER: 

PRINTED BY WARREN F. DRAPER. 

1862. 



R E P E T 



SELECTMEN'S ACCOUNT. 



SCHOOLS. 

Appropriation for the year 1861, 

Balance due the several Districts, Feb. 14th, 1861, 

Amount received from State School Fund, 



$3,500 00 

1,630 78 

152 00 

$5,282 78 



Districts. 


18 6 1. 


1862. 


Feb. 14. 
Cr. 


Appropria- 
tion. 


Credit. 


Paid. 


Feb. 14. 
Cr. 




$ 


$ 


$ 


$ 


$ 


Centre South 


242.60 


577.00 


819.60 


601.75 


217.85 


PhilHps . . . 


198.30 


279.00 


477.30 


350.60 


126.70 


Village . . . 


176.59 


486.00 


662.59 


460.14 


202.45 


Ballard Vale 


247.34 


481.00 


728.34 


545.00 


183.34 


Scotland . . 


100.27 


240.00 


340.27 


255.43 


84.84 


Holt .... 


93.16 


215.00 


308.16 


210.00 


98.16 


Centre West 


115.19 


242.00 


357.19 


339.90 


17.29 


Frye .... 


177.27 


394.00 


571.27 


415.38 


155.89 


North. . . . 




153.00 


153.00 


96.25 


50.75 


.Abbot .... 


75.45 


160.00 


23545 


165.50 


69.95 


Bailey . . . 


110.06 


225.00 


335.06 


230.65 


104.41 


Osgood . . . 


94.55 


200.00 


294.55 


280.55 


14.00 


1630.78 


3652.00 


5282.78 


3951.15 


1331.63 



Whole amount due the Districts, 

Orders paid to Feb. 14, 1862, $3,951 15) 

Balance due Districts, Feb. 14, 1862, 1,331 63) 



$5,282 78 
5,282 78 



SCHOOL HOUSES. 



Districts. 


18 6 1. 


1862. 


February 14. 


Tax. 


Credit. 


Paid. 


February 14. 




Dr. 


Cr. 








Dr. 


Cr. 






$ 


$ 


$ 


$ 




$ 


Centre, S. 




114.08 




114.08 


55.31 




58 77 


Phillips . . 






111.58 


111.58 


100.24 




11.34 


Village . . 




18.01 


281.48 


299.49 


263.64 




35.85 


Ballard Vale 




388.48 




388.48 


386.67 




1.81 


Scotland . . 
















Holt. . . . 




13.88 




13.88 






13.88 


Centre, W. 


.14 










.14 




Frye. . . . 




74.29 




74.29 


71.53 




2.76 


North . . . 




14.98 




14.98 


12.81 




2.17 


Abbot . . . 




30.17 


287.07 


317.24 


112.19 




205.05 


Bailey . . . 
















Osgood . . 






64.73 


64.73 


58.62 




6.11 


.14 


653.89 


744.86 


1398.75 


1061.01 


.14 


337.74 



FIRE DEPARTMENT. 

Annual pay of members, 

T. E. Mayberry & Co., drawing engine, and wood, 

John C. Morse, janitor, 

Abbott & Holt, oil, 

Henry G. Kimball, removing snow from reservoirs, 

Smith, Dove & Co., packing for engine, 

S. G. Valpey, tallow for engine. 



227 


60 


8 


00 


9 


50 


8 


82 


2 


GO 




56 




32 



$256 80 



LIQUOR AGENCY. 



Paid Edward F. Porter, 
" John Harding, 
" transportation and express, 



$1294 88 

150 00 

27 09 



$1471 97 



HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES. 



SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS. 

Silas Shed, grading road at Wood Hill, 

" labor on district No. 17, 

Ebenezer Jenkins, repairing bridge, 
Samuel Bailey, " " 

Simeon Hardy, removing wall, 
John T. Bailey, labor on district No. 17, 
John B. Jenkins, Pine Hole bridge, 

" " labor on district No. 9, 

Henry Dane, " " No. 22, 

Charles C. Blunt, " " No. 25, 

Milton Moore, Ballard Vale bridge, 
William Hardy, railing road at Wood Hill, 
James H. Cochran, iron for railing " 
Asa A. Abbot, posts for railing, 
John Bagan, labor on Pearson street, 
Tristam B. Bailey, labor on Peters' HiU, 
Charles O. Cummings, labor on district No. 1, 
J. Burt, " '« 

Herman Phelps, railing on district No. 14, 
Jenkins & Thompson, repairing bridge, 
Nathaniel Whittier, labor on district No. 10, 
Jeremiah Goldsmith, railing road, 
Simeon Bardwell, labor on district No. 17, 



OVERWORK ON ROADS. 

Dist No. 3, Moses Abbott, 

6, D. I. C. Hidden, 
Henry Brown ell, 
** 7, Jeremiah Goldsmith, 

" 8, Adolphus F. Woodbridge, 

" 9, John B. Jenkins, 

" 10, Nathaniel Whittier, 
• " 12, Charles M. Abbott, 
, " 14, Herman Phelps, 
17, John T. Bailey, 
" 18, Joshua Phelps, 
« 21, William Merrill 
" 22, Henry Dane, 
23, David Poland, 

26, WiUard Pike, 

27, Sylvester Merrill, 



$239 00 


3 


00 


12 


00 


2 


50 


19 


20 


2 


16 


20 


00 


25 


98 


8 


71 


9 


50 


2 


00 


80 


07 


19 44 


8 


25 


8 


75 


25 


00 


83 


30 


8 


12 


23 


50 


11 


99 


18 


05 


20 


61 


35 


62 


$686 


75 


$3 25 


11 


92 


1 


25 


5 


28 


4 


74 


9 


00 


7 


77 


1 


40 


10 


00 


10 


00 


5 


59 


10 


00 


10 


00 


1 


62 


34 


40 


4 


74 



$130 96 



EXPENSES OF REMOVING SNOW. 

Dist. No. 1, Moses Abbott, 

2, John Abbott, 

3, Moses Abbott, 
D. I. C. Hidden, 

'* 4, Stephen D. Abbott, 

" 5, John B. Abbott, 

" 6, Henry Brownell, 

T. P. Allen, 
" 7, Jeremiah Goldsmith, 

" 8, Adolphus F. Woodbridge, 

" 9, John B. Jenkins, 

" 10, Nathaniel Whittier, 

George Smith 
11, Elijah Hussey, 
*' 12, Charles M. Abbott, 
13, J. H. Chandler, 

Robert Winning, 
" 14, Herman Phelps, 

15, P. M. Jefferson, 

16, P. B. Follansbee, 

" 16, Asa W. Livingston, 
" 17, Joseph B. Pearson, 

18, Joshua Phelps, 
" 19, James Bailey, 

20, Stephen Webster, 

21, Artemas Kendall 

22, Thomas Clark, 
Henry Dane, 

23, George Upton, 
David Poland, 

" 24, Stephen Lovejoy, 

25, Charles C. Blunt, 
Ballard Holt, 

26, Peter French, 

27, Sylvester Merrill, 
•* 28, Milton Moore, 

James Shaw, 



$7 35 


9 


88 


6 


25 


8 


07 


25 


50 


21 06 


22 


94 


13 


22 


27 


74 


7 


37 


26 


31 


8 


25 


6 


25 


7 


12 


10 


20 


11 


25 


17 


69 


16 


75 


10 


21 


2 


25 


17 


17 


37 


54 


31 


12 


17 


71 


25 


26 


45 


47 


6 


50 


26 


62 


23 


04 


8 


37 


11 


62 


20 


62 


14 


01 




50 


3 


50 


17 


19 


4 


37 



$576 27 



MILITARY DEPARTMENT. 



Clement, Coburn, & Co., shoes for military company, 
Charles W. Freeland & Co., uniforms, 
Charles Rice & Cook, military hats, 

Amount earned forward, 



$102 50 

858 00 
62 25 

$1022 75 



Amount brought forward, $1022 75 

Marland Manufacturing Co., flannel for company, 188 92 

Haughton, Sawyer, & Co., blankets, 355 50 

Andover volunteer company, $17 to each, by vote of 

town, 
Andover volunteer company, for drill, 
J. W. Barnard, for shoes, 
William Chickering, fitting up armory, 
Henry G. Kimball, returning drums, uniforms, &c. 
S. G. Bean, " 

Andover volunteer company, fitting out recruits, 
Paid by Selectmen, aid to famihes of volunteers, com- 
prising 191 individuals, 



Estimated amount due from the State, 
Leaving the expense of soldiers to the town. 



1496 


00 


2169 


00 


2 


42 


10 


11 


4 


00 


1 


75 


122 


43 


)m- 
5362 


92 


$10,735 80 


4,089 


00 


$6,646 80 



TAXE S. 
HIGHWAY TAXES WORKED AND REASSESSED. 

Dist. No. 1, Moses Foster, jr., 

2, John Abbott, 

3, D. I. C. Hidden, 
" 4, Stephen D. Abbott, 

5, John B. Abbott, 
" 6, Henry Brownell, 

** 7, Jeremiah Goldsmith, 

" 9, John B. Jenkins, 

<' 10, Nathaniel Whittier, 

11, Ehjah Hussey, 
« 12, Charles M. Abbott, 
*' 13, Robert Winning, 
" 14, Herman Phelps, 

15, P. M. Jefferson, 
" 16. Asa W. Livingston, 
'' 17, John T. Bailey, 
" 18, Joshua Phelps, 
" 19, James Bailey, 

20, Stephen Webster, 

21, Wilham Merrill, 

Amount carried forward, $773 15 



$123 70 


48 


92 


114 


62 


6 


60 


11 


24 


14 


05 


16 25 


49 39 


11 


93 


9 


13 


29 


12 


73 


39 


21 


63 


24 


59 


33 24 


16 


88 


23 


66 


53 


02 


48 


81 


42 


98 



8 



Amount hrought forward, 
Dist. No. 22, Henry Dane, 

23, George Upton, 

24, Edward H. Boutwell, 

25, Charles C. Blunt, 
'' 26, Willard Pike, • 
" 27, Sylvester Merrill, 

28, Milton Mooar, 



$773 15 


25 


84 


105 


02 


29 


41 


27 


76 


157 


81 


35 


60 


26 


58 



$1181 17 



KEMITTANCE OF TAXES. 



Edward Taylor, $288 81 

« " tax of soldiers, 142 45 



$431 26 



ABATEMENT OF TAXES. 

Edward Taylor, tax of 1860, $29 91 

" 1861, 55 44 



$85 35 



SERVICES OF OFFICERS. 

George Mooar, School Committee, $40 00 

James Bailey, " 42 00 

George Foster, " 57 00 

Edward Taylor, collecting taxes, 193 86 

Treasurer for the year, 50 00 
" " recordingmarriages, deaths, &c., for 1860, 41 00 

John T. Bailey, notifying officers, 5 88 

S. G. Bean, " *' 4 00 

Robert Callahan, police, ' 2 00 

Walter B. Allen, " * 2 00 

Henry G. KimbaU, " . 10 00 

Asa A. Abbot, Selectman and Overseer, 150 00 

William S. Jenkins, " <* 167 00 

Benjamin Boynton, * «' 175 00 

$939 74 



MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSES. 



John J. Brown, fixtures at Town House, 

Hobart Clark, postage, 

Horace Bodwell, rejiairs on Town House, 

James K. Barker, plan for road near S. Flint, 

Jenkins & Thompson, 

Peter French, labor at Town House, 

J. L. Fairbanks, tax and valuation blank, 

William Callahan, removing flag-pole, 

H. G. Kimball, janitor Town House, 

Herman Abbott, removing weights, &c., 

Thomas Groom & Co., collector's book, 

Abbott & Holt, oil, &c., Town House, 

W. F. Draper, school books and printing, 

William P. Millett, express, 

Barnard & Holt, painting and graining in Town House, 

T. E. Mayberiy & Co., coal, Town House, 

J. W. Daniels, (agent,) insurance on Town House, 

H. R. Moreley, State map, 

H. G. Kimball, County map, 

Herman Abbott, mats, Town House, 

Nathaniel Wilson, collector of Lawrence, tax on woodland, 

Edward P. Abbott, returning 8 deaths, 

Henry Abbott, 2d, " 11" 

Eben P. Higgins, painting guide boards, 

Dodge & Beard, oil, Town House, 

Abbott's Express, 

Samuel Raymond, postage, 

Wilham Barnett, repairs in Town House, 

James H. Smith, repairing tools, 

Robert Callahan, returning 47 deaths, 

Jonas Holt, distributing envelops, 

John R. Loring, repairing locks, &c., Town House, 

Sands & Byers, school books and stationery, 

John Cromby, returning 16 deaths, 

S. G. Bean, furnishing dinners and horses, 

Herman Phelps, returning 22 deaths, 

Henry G. Kimball, paid repairs on furnace, 

John J. Brown, Town House, 

Asa A. Abbott, entering petition to County Commissioners, 



$11 


62 


10 26 


7 


00 


12 


00 


47 


95 


17 


60 


1 


50 


9 


61 


141 


50 


1 


75 


1 


00 


26 


43 


280 


67 


2 


76 


5 


99 


26 


00 


40 


00 


6 


00 


2 


25 




57 


27 


72 




80 


1 


10 


3 


00 


8 


00 


5 


67 


3 


89 


4 


79 


1 


48 


4 


70 


1 


50 


2 


00 


28 


03 


1 


60 


13 


00 


2 


20 


6 


35 


1 


34 


■s, 3 


20 



8772 83 



2 



10 



SUMMARY. 




Die amount of Selectmen's 


orders, 




$17,268 90 


Military department, 
Overwork on roads, 




$10,735 80 
130 96 




Removing snow, 




576 27 




Miscellaneous, 




772 83 




Liquor, 

Services of officers. 




1,471 97 
939 74 




Roads and bridges. 




686 75 




Fire department, 
Highways, 
Remittance of taxes. 




256 80 

1,181 17 

431 26 




Abatement of taxes, 




85 35 


$17,268 90 


• 





OVERSEERS' ACCOUNT. 



RELIEF OUT OF ALMSHOUSE 

Amanda A. Goodwin, 

Leonard W. Bean's family, 

Phebe A. Johnson and family, 

Serena Abbott, 

Anna Jones, 

Dolly Shed's child, 

Osgood Woodbridge, 

Peabody Gowin, 

Judith Ward well, 

Dorcas P. Chandler, 

Asa K. Wardwell, 

Robert Fleming, coffin and burial, 

Patrick McEmoe, 

Alexander Messer, burial, 

Lucy Gray, 

Mrs. Messer's son, coffin, 

Mrs. Russell's child, coffin, 

Joseph RusseU, 

Amount carried forward, $417 28 



$10 


78 


133 


00 


39 


00 


26 


00 


21 


50 


28 


50 


12 


50 


9 


00 


26 


00 


26 


00 


32 


75 


9 


00 


11 


00 


3 


00 


8 


00 


5 


00 


3 


25 


12 


50 



l\ 



Amount brought forward^ 


S417 28 


Betsey J. Cheever, 




3 00 


Mrs. Wiley, 




12 38 


Mrs. Mason, 




6 GO 


Thomas C. Mason, 




11 27 


Polly Abbott, burial, 




2 00 


John Lucy, 




3 00 


Samuel A. Goldsmith, 




6 50 


Mrs. Lucy's son, coffin. 




5 00 


David Goodwin, 




11 00 


Maiy J. Abbott, 




5 53 


Phebe Davis, burial, 




3 00 


Joseph V. Allen, 




4 00 


John Charlwood, 




9 00 


Eunice Goldsmith, 




15 00 


Catharine Hart, 




3 00 


James Nichols, 




4 93 


John Townley, 




9 00 


Benjamin Cameron, 




4 75 


Benjamin Cheever, 




3 00 


Mary Hutchingson, 




3 00 




$541 64 


PAID TO CITIES AND 


TOWNS. 


State Lunatic Hospital, Lydia 


B. Frye, 


$151 24 


" " " Peter 


Higgins, 


30 43 


North Andover, Mrs. William Kimball, 


25 30 


House of Correction, Israel A. 


Berry, 


6 57 


North Reading, Charles B. Abbott, 


15 02 



$228 56 



CHARGED OTHER TOWNS 



Newton, J. G. Hunter, 
Kingston, William Perkins, 
Neivhuryport, Rebecca Merrill, 
Oxford, Isabella Grimley, 
Salem, Thomas C. Clement, 



$14 


50 


15 


99 


21 


50 


28 


50 


10 


00 



$90 49 



l2 

COMMITMENTS. 
Samuel G. Bean, $15 90 



ALMSHOU SE. 

EXPENSES OF ALMSHOUSE. 

George Worcester, meat, 

G. H. Churchill, grain, 

Herman Phelps, meat, 

Augusta Townsend, labor, 

J. H. Chandler, meat, 

W. H. Kimball, medical attendance, 

Herman Abbott, chairs, 

M. Nelson & Son, supplies, 

David Jameson, meat, 

Abbott & Holt, supplies, 

Dodge & Beard, " 

Stephen Tracy, medical attendance, 

T. E. Mayberry & Co., coal, 

Brooks F. Holt, ice, 

Horace A. Hobart, labor, 

Benjamin Boynton, flour, 

Jenkins & Thompson, sink and labor, 

P. M. Jefferson, soap, 

William Barnett, supplies, 

James H. Smith, *' 

Tristum B. Bailey, salary, 

John J. Brown, supplies. 



PAUPERS IN ALMSHOUSE. 

Whole number of paupers in the Almshouse during the 

year, 37 

Whole number of weeks* board, 1363 

Whole number of foreign paupers entertained, 468 

Whole number of weeks' board, 133 

Deaths in Almshouse during the Year. 



Isabella Grimley, aged 50 years. 
James Hunter, " 62 years. 



$25 96 


94 


00 


17 


82 


92 


00 


11 


25 


15 


00 


2 


00 


385 


21 


160 


09 


238 


29 


367 


69 


1 


00 


100 


15 


10 


00 


'64 


00 


40 


50 


6 


89 


38 


89 


10 


89 


50 


48 


300 


00 


11 


57 


$2043 68 



13 

Remaining in the Almshouse. 

Over eighty years of age, 2 

Between seventy and eighty years of age, 3 

sixty and seventy " " 5 

fifty and sixty « « 3 

forty and fifty « " 2 

thirty and forty " " 4 

ten and fifteen " " 3 

one and ten " " 4 

Whole number of paupers remaining in Ahnshouse, 26 



INVENTORY OF HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE AND WARES. 

Seven air-tight stoves,J10.00 ; 7 tables, 10.75 ; 66 chairs, 

16.50, $37 25 

Magee stove, 15.00 ; Cook stove, 3.00 ; 2 clocks, 2.50, 20 50 

Medicine chest, 4.00 ; 2 syringes, 2.00 ; 3 oil-cans, 1.00, 7 00 

Bread-trough, .75 ; 2 cream-pots, 1.00 ; chest, .50 ; lan- 
tern, .75, 

Long table, 1.50 ; 2 dinner bells, 1.00 ; 7 sad-irons, 3.50, 

Three clothes-horses, 2.50 ; 2 umbrellas, 3.00 ; ^ dozen 
brooms, 1.12, 

Thirty-seven tin pans, 7.00 ; 5 trays, 1.00; 2 pairs steel- 
yards, 1.83, 

Cooking-stove and apparatus, 2.25 ; brush, .75 ; 3 mop- 
handles, .30, 

Seven lamps, .75 ; 2 demijohns, .50; 3 skimmers, .75; 
2 kettles, 3.00, 

Writing-desk, 1.00 ; 2 stone jugs, .62 ; H doz. cups and 
saucers, .60, 

Four pitchers, 1.00; 4 mugs, .38; 15 teaspoons, 1.75; 
18 tumblers, 1.12, 

Dishes, 1.38 ; 2 plated spoons, 87 ; knife-tray, .25 ; 30 
bowls, 2.00, 

Forty knives and forks, 3.75 ; 2 platters, 1.25 ; 5 butcher- 
knives, 1.25, 

Four coffee-pots, 1.50 ; 2 tea-pots, 1.00 ; 30 iron spoons, 
1.00, 

Plates, 4.00; 6 tin ladles, 1.75; 7 wash dishes, 2.50; 3 
tea-cans, .75, 

One steamer, .50 ; 9 stone pots, 4.50 ; 10 earthen pots, 60, 

Three quart measures, .60 ; 4 tunnels, .67, 

Seven tin pails, 2.00 ; 7 lamps, 2.00 ; 5 bake-pans, .75 ; 
teapot, .50, 

Amount carried forward, $140 14 



3 


00 


6 


00 


6 


62 


9 


83 


3 


30 


5 


00 


2 


22 


4 


25 


4 


30 


6 


25 


3 


50 


9 


00 


5 


60 


1 


27 


5 


25 



14 

Amount brought forward, $140 14 

Strainer, .40 ; tin-ware, 4.00 ; mortar, .25 ; 5 boxes, .30 ; 
firkin, .25, 

Four dust-pans, .80 ; 2 chopping-knives, .40 ; 6 pails, 
1.00 ; cradle, .50, 

Thirty-four comforters, 34.00 ; 21 quilts, 10.00 ; 63 sheets, 
30.00, 

Forty-one pillow-cases, 2.00 ; 28 pillows, 4.20 ; 22 bol- 
sters, 6.60, 

Twenty bedsteads, 6.00 ; 20 feather-beds 40.00 ; 20 
straw beds, 10.00, 

Ten tubs, 5.00 ; 1 doz. pails, .75 ; chest and meal ; 2.00 ; 
candles, 2.92, 

Four stone jars, 2.40 ; chum, 2.50 ; ice-chest, 5.00 ; din- 
ing set, 6.29, 

Six table-cloths, 6.00 ; book-case, 3.00 ; 5 firkins, 1.25, 

Four barrels soap, 14.00 ; bar soap, 8.00 ; valise, .50, 



5 


20 


2 70 


74 


00 


12 


80 


56 


00 


10 


67 


16 


19 


10 


25 


22 


50 



$350 45 



Farm Stock and Implements. 



Two hamesses,»30.00 : 6 shovels and spades, 3.00, $33 00 

Sixteen casks, 8.00 ; 8 baskets, 4.00 ; 2 pairs ox-muzzles, 

.50, 12 50 

Sole leather, 6.00 ; set of measures, 1.20 ; draw-shave, .50, 7 70 
• Three iron bars, 3.00 ; 4 manure forks, 4,00; 3 wood- 
saws, 1.50, 8 50 
Blocks and ropes, 4.00 ; scalding tub, .75 ; hay rope, .50, 5 25 
Six hay forks, 3.00 ; ox-ties, 1.00 ; swine, 40.00 ; 3 flails, 

1.00, 45 00 

Corn-fodder, 6.00; 16 tons hay, 280.00; 4 ladders, 6.00, 292 00 
Two pairs oxen, 210.00 ; 6 cows, 150.00 ; bull, .25 ; horse, 

75.00, . 460 00 

Thirty-four fowls, 17.00; 2 ox-yokes, 10.00; lot manure, 

170.00, 197 00 

Pine plank, 2.00 ; drag, 2.00 ; ox-sled, 25.00 ; pung, 10.00 39 00 
Thirty -five bushels rye, 30.00 ; 4 axes, 2.00 ; 50 bushels 

corn, 37.00, 69 00 

Ox-wagon, 40.00 ; ox-sled, 25.00 ; 2 carts, 45.00 110 00 

Five chains, 8.00; ox-scraper, 1.50; hay-cutter, 3.50, 13 00 

Sleigh, 12.00 ; wheelbarrow, 4.50 ; wagon-top, 30.00, 46 50 

Two wagons, 85.00 ; stake-chains, 1.50; harrow, 5.00, 91 50 
Cultivator, 3.00 ; 5 ploughs, 30.00 ; 4 whiffletrees, 1.50, 34 50 
Two pickaxes, 12.0 ; 2 stone-hammers, 1.00 ; 2 peat- 
knives, 2.00, 4 20 



Amount carried forward, $1,468 65 



15 

Amount brought forward, $1,468 65 

Two robes, 8.00 ; grain-cradle, 3.50 ; 4 rakes, .80, 12 30 

Twelve meal-bags, 2.50 ; bog-hoe, .25 ; brace of bits, 3.00, 5 75 
Two saws, and square, 1.75; 2 augers, .75; blasting tools, 

2.00, 4 50 
Winno wing-mill, 3.00 ; 8 scythes and snaiths, 5.00 ; 

wrench, 1.00, 9 00 

Nine hoes; 3.60 ; lot of iron, 2.00 ; grindstone, 7.50, 13 10 

Eighty flour bbls., 5.60; seeds, 2.00; beetle and wedges, 1.00, 8 60 

Scraper, .50 ; 2 sickles, .25 : hammer, .60 ; iron vice, 5.00, 6 35 
Lot of bricks, 5.00 ; 2 cart-spires, 1.50 ; 17 bushels wheat, 

21.25, 27 75 

Horse-rake, 4.00, 4 00 



$1,560 00 
Provisions. 

Three barrels of flour, 21.00 ; 1000 lbs. shorts, 10.00 ; to- 
bacco, 1.50, $32 50 

Beans, 4.00 ; cofiee, 4.00 ; sugar, 5.00 ; shells, 2.00 ; sale- 

ratus, 2.00, 13 00 

Tea, 36.50 ; 100 pounds fish, 3.50 ; cranberries, 2,25; ap- 
ples, 2.00, 44 25 

Salt beef, 24.50 ; pork, 28.00 ; vinegar, 2.00 ; molasses, 4.00, 58 50 

Lard, 5.00 ; butter, 9.75 ; potatoes, 50.00 ; beets, 5.00 ; 

oats, 9.00, 73 75 

Turnips, 17.50 ; 14 hams, 28.00 ; mutton, 4.80 ; pickles, 2.00, 52 00 

Barrel crackers, 3.00, 3 00 



$277 00 
Cloths and Clothing. 

Hats, 3.00 ; yarn, 1.00 ; socks, 4.50 ; 1 pr. pantaloons, 1.00, 9 50 

Satinet, 7.50; calico, 7.9t ; crash, .50 ; handkerchiefs, 37, 16 31 

Flannel, 5,00 ; threads, 4.00 ; selicia, 1.00 ; cotton cloth, .25, 10 25 
Cloth for overalls, 2.00 ; suspenders, .60 ; cotton batting, 

1.50, 3 10 

Boots and shoes, 3.00 ; curtains, 2.75; cloth, 1.00, 6 75 



$45 91 
Fuel. 

Thirty cords white pine wood, 90.00 ; 10 do. birch, 40.00, 130 00 
Six tons coal, 36.00 ; 3 cords peat, 9.00, 45 00 



$175 00 



Whole amount of Inventory, $2,408 36 



16 



SUPERINTENDENT'S ACCOUNT. 



Dr. 

To balance from last account, $32 44 

Received for pigs, 66 35 

" vegetables, [21 25 

" milk, 35 48 

" labor, 70 14 

" " oxen, 130 00 

" hay and straw, 25 00 

" '' lodging prisoners, 1 50 

" " calves and hides, 23 14 

Balance due Superintendent, 24 53 



$429 83 



Cr. 

By cash paid for groceries, $53 95 

" " crackers, 21 75 

" " fish, . 44 04 

" " labor, 66 77 

" " meat, 28.19; clothing, 23.68, 5187 

" " books, 2.71; medicine, 4.50, 7 21 

" " oxen, 85.00 ; shotes, 10.00, 95 00 

" " H. Phelps, pasturing, 7 00 

" " paupers, 8.60 ; E. Hussey, 17.53, 26 13 

" " Wm. B. Lovejoy, 12.00 ; sundries, 16.00, 28 00 

" *' J. Tuck, whitewashing, 14 00 

Cash and bills due, . 14 11 



$429 83 



COST OF SUPPORTING PAUPERS IN 
ALMSHOUSE. 

To cash paid by Overseers' orders, $2,043 68 

" " T. B. Bailey, 429 83 

Interest upon Town Farm, 600 00 



$3,073 51 
Credit by income from Town Farm, 405 30 

$2,668 21 



17 

LIQUOR AGENCY. 

Town of Andover in account vdth John Harding, Tovm Agent, 

Dr. 
To cash paid Treasurer, 
" liquor and other property on hand, Feb. 6, 1862, 



Cr, 

By stock on hand, Feb. 6, 1861, 
" cash of Town for Uquors, 
'* " " " " transportation, 

Agent's salary, 

Profit, 



^1,631 


33 


172 


73 


$1,604 06 


$321 49 


1,294 88 


27 


09 


150 


00 


10 


60 


$1,804 06 



TREASURER'S ACCOUNT. 



Town of Andover in account current with Edward Taylor, Town 

Treasurer. 

Dr. 

To Paid County Tax for 1861, 
" " State Tax for 18151, 
" ** sundry persons (interest on«debt), 
** " sundry persons (on account of debt), 
" discount on taxes at 6 per cent, 706 32 ) 

a U u u u 4 ic a 209 19 j 

'* Paid Selectmen's orders, current expenses, 
" " " " for schools, 

i^ " " " " school-houses, 

" Paid Overseers of the Poor, orders, 
** " Selectmen and Auditors, 
" Balance of taxes unpaid, Feb. 18, 1862, 
'' Cash in Treasurer's hands, Feb. 18, 1862, to 
balance. 



$3,319 02 


831 


00 


1,461 


35 


925 


05 


815 


51 


17,268 


90 


3,951 


15 


1,061 


01 


2,919 


37 


25 


00 


439 


89 


2,791 


94 


$35,809 


14 



18 



Cr. 



By cash on hand, Feb. 12, 1861, 
" balance taxes unpaid, Feb. 12, 1861, 
" additional taxes (tax of 1860), 
By received of Lawrence, pauper account, 
Oxford, " 

Newburyport, <' 
North Andover, " 
Newton, ** 

Billerica, '' 

Jos. W. Poor, soldiers' grant, 17.00 ; 

shoes, 1.25, 
George F. Caldwell, " 
State School Fund, 
County Treasurer, discount of interest 
Liquor Agent, 
By received for dog licenses, 

" " rent of Town House, 

i' " individuals, (money hired), 

*' " birch wood, 

" " rent of house, 

•* " uniforms, 

" ** cranberries, (O. Barnard), 

By Assessors' warrant for taxes, 1861, 



$5,83 737 


368 


66 


32 


38 


2 


80 


4 


00 


8 


50 


19 


18 


39 


50 


1 


50 


18 


25 


17 


00 


152 


10 


, 49 78 


1,631 


33 


86 


80 


370 


80 


7,000 


00 


7 


81 


17 


00 



E.E. 

Andover, Feb. 18, 1862. 



10 00 

1 50 

20,132, 52 

$35,809 14 



EDWARD TAYLOR, Treasurer. 



Town Treasurer ifl account with Notes Payable. 



Dr. Cr. 

1861. 

Feb. 12, To balance of notes Paid during the vear, $925 00 

outstanding, $22,725 00 Balance, Feb. 18,' 1862, 28,800 00 

" hired during the 

year, 7,000 00 



$29,725 00 



$29,725 00 



1862. 

Feb. 18, Balance of notes due 

by the Town, $28,800 00 

E.E. 

EDWARD TAYLOR, Treasurer. 
Andoveb, Feb. 18, 1862. 



19 
LIABILITIES AND ASSETS. 



LIABILITIES. 






Notes due, 




$28,800 00 


Due to School Districts, 




1,331 63 


Due School-houses, 




337 74 


Due interest not called for, 




60 00 




$30,529 37 


ASSETS. 






Cash on hand. 


$2,791 94 




Balance of taxes due, 


439 89 




Due from Newburyport, 


21 50 




" North Andover, 


10 82 




Marblehead, 


8 00 




Oxford, 


31 30 




" ' Kingston, 


15 99 




Salem, 


7 00 




Stock on hand. Liquor Agency, 


172 73 




Bent of Town House, 


32 00 


, 


Due from the State, 


4,089 00 
PROPE 


$7,620 17 


Balance against the Town, 


$22,909 20 


SCHEDULE OF TOWN 


RTY. 


Town House and fixtures. 


$15,000 00") 
2,000 00 1 


17,000 00 


Land under and adjoining. 


Weights and measures. 


200 00 




Town maps, 


25 00 




Two drums. 


12 00 




Wash boiler. 


2 50 




Map of Massachusetts, 


5 00 




Map of Essex County, 


5 00 


249 50 


FIRE DEPARTMENT. 




Engine-house and land. 


$900 00) 
1000 00 3 


1900 00 


Engine and apparatus, 


Iron safe in Town Clerk's ofiice. 




166 00 


PAUPER DEPARTMENT. 




Farm and buildings, 


$7,330 00 ) 
2,405 36 j 


9,735 36 


Personal property, as per inventory, 




$29,050 86 



20 

SUMMARY OF EXPENDITURES. 

Whole amount of orders drawn for Schools, $3,951 15 

" " " " for School-houses, 1,061 01 

<* " " " by Selectmen, 17,268 90 

'' ' " " by Overseers of Poor, 2,919 37 



$25,200 43 
On military account, 10,735 80 



Amount for current expenses, $14,464 63 



The foregoing accounts have been carefully examined by the 
undersigned, and found to be correctly kept and very satisfacto- 
rily vouched. They therefore respectfully present their Report 
to the Town for acceptance. 

A. J. GOULD, 

JAMES BAILEY, ^Auditors. 

THOMAS SMITH, 

Andover, March 3, 1862. 



21 



PUNCHARD FREE SCHOOL. 



The undersigned, Trustees of the Punchard Free School, as 
required by their Act of Incorporation, herewith render their 
Annual Account of the condition of the Fund, and of the Re- 
ceipts and Expenditures for the year ending Feb. 1, 1862. 

The permanent Fund of Forty Thousand dollars is invested 
in vaUd Notes and Real Estate Securities, $40,000 00 



RECEIPTS. 



Balance of Cash on hand as per last Report, $776 35 

Interest received since said Report, 2,048 55 

$2,824 90 



EXPENDITURES. 

Cash paid W. G. Goldsmith, Principal, 

" " Sarah S. Richardson, Assistant, 

" " Moses Foster, jr., Treasurer, 

« " T. E. Mayberry & Co., coal, etc., 

" W. G. Goldsmith, for piano-forte, 

*• " Jenkins & Thompson, double -windows, etc. 

" " R. M. Abbott, painting, etc., 

" " Sands & Byers, books and stationery, 

" " Henry Abbott, 2d, Janitor, 1 year, 

" " Henry Abbott, 2d, labor and sundries 

*' " C. H. Learoyd, Music Teacher, 

" " N. E. Chamberlain & Sons, philosophical app., 

" " William Bamet, Stoves and labor, 

" " C. B. Holt, ornamental trees, 

" *' E. A. Russell, hghtning conductors. 

Amount carried forward, 



$1,000 


00 


414 


75 


100 


00 


130 


00 


200 


67 


!., 110 


22 


72 


62 


63 


62 


62 


50 


. 19 


39 


30 


00 


p., 53 


54 


33 


58 


24 


80 


15 


36 


$2,331 05 



22 



Amount brought forward. 
Cash paid A. B. Abbott's tuition, 

" " Mary S. Nourse, assistant teacher, 

" " Herman Abbot, labor and sundries, 

a « "VV. F. Draper, printing, 

*' " N. D. Gould, preparing diplomas, 

" " Abbott & Clement, labor and stock, 

*' " P. Donovan and John Conolly, labor, 

" E. P. Dutton & Co., sundries, 

" " Millett's Express, sundries, 

" " Palmer & Batchelders, sundries, 

" " W. F. Brown, printing, 

" " Brooks & Darling, sundries, 

** " E. S. Ritchie, philosophical apparatus, 

" ** John Waugh, repairs on roof, 

" *^ John Conolly, 2d, getting in coal, 

" " Bridgman & Peabody, sundries, 

*' " H. Abbott, 2d, Janitor, one quarter, 

" " Jolm J. Brown, thermometers, 



Cash deposited in Andover Bank, to balance. 



Respectfully submitted. 



$2,331 


05 


16 


00 


17 


00 


8 


19 


13 


75 


16 


00 


9 


00 


13 


50 


3 


13 


3 


06 


2 


63 


3 


80 


3 


05 


7 


00 


9 


00 


3 


00 




84 


15 


62 


1 


00 


$2,476 62 


348 28 


$2,824 90' 



JAMES H. MERRILL, 
BENJAMIN BABBITT, 
CHARLES SMITH, 
MOSES FOSTER, Jr., 
NATHAN FRYE, 
EDWARD TAYLOR, 
JOHN ABBOT, 
JOSEPH SHATTUCK 



Andovee, Feb. 1, 1862. 



23 



TOWN WARRANT. 



ESSEX SS: — To Charles Pray, one of the Constahles of the 

Town of Andover, — Greeting ; 

In the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you 
are hereby directed to notify and warn the inhabitants of the 
Town of Andover qualified to vote in Elections and in Town 
affairs, to meet and assemble at the Town House in said Ando- 
ver, on Monday the third day of March next, at twelve of the clock, 
noon, to act on the following articles, viz. : 

1st. To choose a Moderator to preside in said meeting. 

2d. To choose a Town Clerk for the year ensuing. 

3d. To hear and a<jt on the Report of the Auditors. 

4th. To choose Selectmen,- Assessors, Overseers of the Poor, 
Town Treasurer, School Committee, — one to serve three years, also 
one to serve one year, — Constables, and all other usual and neces- 
sary Town Officers. 

5th. To see if the Town will authorize the Town Treasurer to 
hire money for the use of the Town, if found necessary. 

6th. To see if the Town will authorize the Prudential Committees 
of the several School Districts to select and contract with Teachers. 

7 th. To see what sum of money the Town will raise for the repairs 
of the Highways the ensuing year. 

8 th. To see what method the Town will adopt for the repairs of 
the Highways. 

9th. To see if the Town will make any appropriation for the re- 
pairs of Sidewalks, and take such action on the subject as the Town 
may judge expedient. 

10th. To see if the Town will continue aid to the Families of 
Volunteer Soldiers, as provided in Massachusetts General Laws 
chapter 222. 

11th. To see if the Town will make an appropriation for the 
purchase of new hose for their fire engines, on request of the 
Engineers. 

12th. To see what sum of money the Town will raise for the 
maintenance of their PubUc Schools for the year ensuing. 



24 

13th. To see what method the Town will adopt to apportion the 
School money among the School Districts. 

14th. To see what sum of money the Town will raise to defray 
their other necessary expenses. 

15th. To see what method the Town will adopt for the collection 
of the Public Taxes the ensuing year. 

16th. To determine what compensation the Town will pay to 
Firemen for their services the ensuing year. 

17th. To see if the Town will adopt the 2d section of the 83d 
chapter of the General Statues of the Commonwealth relating 
to catching pickerel. 

18th. To see if the Town will take any action with reference 
to General Statutes chap. 57, sec. 152, respecting deposits in 
Savings Banks. 

19th. To see if the Town will accept and revise a list of 
Jurors prepared by the Selectmen — said list having been posted 
up in three public places ten days before the time of said meet- 
ing. 

Hereof fail not, and make due return of this Warrant, with 
your doings thereon, to the Town Clerk, at the time and place 
of meeting, as aforesaid. 

Given under our hands at Andover, this eighteenth day of 
February, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred 
and sixty-two. 

ASA A. ABBOT, ) Selectmen 

WM. S. JENKINS, \ of 

BENJAMIN BOYNTON, \ Andover,